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Shahid Kapoor to Dia Mirza, celebs who were background dancers before making it big in Bollywood

Shahid Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput, Dia Mirza and Remo D'Souza were initially background dancers before becoming stars.

India TV Entertainment Desk [ Updated: April 04, 2018 17:13 IST ]
  • Sushant Singh Rajput and Shahid Kapoor have established themselves in the glam world, but very few of us know that they started their career as background dancers. 
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    Sushant Singh Rajput and Shahid Kapoor have established themselves in the glam world, but very few of us know that they started their career as background dancers. 

  • Shahid Kapoor has set his mark in the film industry with his extraordinary acting and dancing skills. But very few of us know that he was initially a background dancer. Shahid, who is a trained dancer had performed as a background dancer in films like Dil To Pagal Hai and Taal.
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    Shahid Kapoor has set his mark in the film industry with his extraordinary acting and dancing skills. But very few of us know that he was initially a background dancer. Shahid, who is a trained dancer had performed as a background dancer in films like Dil To Pagal Hai and Taal.

  • Earlier, Sushant sharing his experience ahead of his performance in IIFA last year said, ''I'm really excited to be a part of IIFA this year and I will be performing at the IIFA awards for the first time. Not exactly the first time... I have been a background dancer at IIFA for many years.
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    Earlier, Sushant sharing his experience ahead of his performance in IIFA last year said, ''I'm really excited to be a part of IIFA this year and I will be performing at the IIFA awards for the first time. Not exactly the first time... I have been a background dancer at IIFA for many years." 

     

  • Kajal Aggarwal, who rose to fame with Telugu and Tamil films, was also a background dancer. Kajal was a background dancer in Aishwarya Rai starrer Kyun Ho Gaya Na.   
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    Kajal Aggarwal, who rose to fame with Telugu and Tamil films, was also a background dancer. Kajal was a background dancer in Aishwarya Rai starrer Kyun Ho Gaya Na. 

     

  •   Remo D'Souza, who is a professional choreographer and has choreographed number of hit tracks, used to be a background dancer earlier. He was a background dancer in a song titled Meri Mehbooba from Shah Rukh Khan’s film movie, Pardes.
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    Remo D'Souza, who is a professional choreographer and has choreographed number of hit tracks, used to be a background dancer earlier. He was a background dancer in a song titled Meri Mehbooba from Shah Rukh Khan’s film movie, Pardes.

  • Actress Dia Mirza also started her Bollywood career as a background dancer. She was a background dancer in a Tamil song from the film En Swasa Kaatre.  
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    Actress Dia Mirza also started her Bollywood career as a background dancer. She was a background dancer in a Tamil song from the film En Swasa Kaatre.  

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